ESC 11 Math: Summer Edition

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2pi@r11 is COMING!

What are you doing on 2π day?

Our 2π@R11 Virtual Mathematics Conference is just over a month away. Join us virtually on Monday, June 28, 2021, for a full day of 60-minute sessions on math topics such as Literacy in Mathematics, Math Discourse, Remote-Hybrid Learning, Differentiation, Making Mathematics Visible, and/or Small-Group Instruction.

You don't want to miss it. Sign up here:

Listen to our latest Complementary Angles Episode 6: 2020-21 Is It Over?

Complementary Angles Episode 6: 2020-21 Is It Over?

Have you subscribed to our R-1-1 Math Now YouTube Channel?

On our YouTube channel, you will find byte-sized math videos that will help support teachers as they plan and facilitate high-level mathematics instruction. Check out this video on facilitating a Same and Different Numeracy Routine.

Numeracy Routine: Same and Different
Follow us on Twitter @r11math or follow the thread #r11mathnow to stay up-to-date on all of the latest resources for face-to-face and remote learning environments.

Elementary Professional Learning Sessions


Mathematics Achievement Academies:

Choose one of the three-day options:

  • June 15-17, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • June 22-24, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • July 6 8, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Register below:

Kindergarten and Grade 1:

Grade 2:

Grade 3:

Problem Solving and Discourse Follow-Up Blended Academies:


Day 1: June 29 or July 13
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (In-Person)

Day 2: July 27
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Zoom)

Click here to register:

Grade 1:

Day 1: June 29 or July 13
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (In-Person)

Day 2: July 27
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Zoom)

Click here to register:

Grade 2:

Day 1: June 30 or July 14
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (In-Person)

Day 2: July 28

8:30 - 11:30a.m. (Zoom)

Click here to register:

Grade 3:

Day 1: June 30 or July 14
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (In-Person)

Day 2: July 28
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Zoom)

Click here to register:

Synchronous: Virtual via Zoom:

Math for All! Designing Inclusive Mathematics Learning Environments: Grades K-3 - July 15th from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Click here to register:

Asynchronous Professional Learning Sessions: Elementary and Secondary

  • K-5 Numeracy Routines
  • K-5 Guided Math
  • K-5 Learning Stations
  • K-5 Focus Lessons
  • 3-5 Fractions
  • 6-12 Numberless Word Problems
  • 6-12 Slow Reveal Graphs

These asynchronous sessions are part of R-1-1 Math Now professional learning opportunities that allow participants to engage in sessions anytime, anywhere. These sessions will be available through August 31, 2021.

To register for any of these sessions, visit

Secondary Professional Learning Opportunities


July 6: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

What's NOT Wrong with Mistakes: Using Error to Build Conceptual Understanding: Grades 6-12

June 9: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Demystifying Word Problems and Other Advances in Math Literacy: Grades 6-12

Synchronous: Virtual via Zoom:

Engage by Content Design Series:

  • Demystifying Word Problems: 3 Reads Strategy
    July 13; 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Demystifying Word Problems: Real Problem Solving
    June 8; 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Demystifying Word Problems: Numberless Graphs
    July 7; 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Demystifying Word Problems: Numberless Word Problems
    June 22: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Rookie School Series:

  • "Cool Math" - Leveraging Math Technology to Build Mastery
    July 9; 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  • "Math on a Dial" - Using Problem-Solving Methods to Solve Math Mysteries
    July 23; 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  • "Talking the Talk" - Using Rigorous Tasks to Promote Math Discourse
    July 16; 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  • "Touching Math" - Using Manipulatives to Build Concrete Understanding
    July 30; 9:00 a.m. - Noon

For more information on any of these sessions or to register, click here:

Summer Professional Learning Opportunities outside of ESC Region 11

Texas A&M University AP Summer Institutes - Registration is Open!

Registration is open for the 2021 AP Summer Institutes at Texas A&M University! Our institutes are designed for teachers new to AP as well as experienced AP teachers.

We are offering the following APSIs this year:

For general information about Texas A&M’s AP Summer Institutes, please visit For more information about each week and to register, click on the links above.

NOTE: Unless noted, we are planning for face-to-face institutes. Participant safety is our number-one priority. Texas A&M University is constantly monitoring state and local guidelines. Our AP Summer Institutes will move to an online format based on the guidelines.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Janice D. Meyer Ph.D. ‘91 | Director

Office of the Provost, Public Partnership & Outreach | Texas A&M University
1245 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843-1245

Tel. 979.458.2511 | Fax. 979.862.6705 |

TEA Opportunities for You!

TEA is currently looking for classroom teachers, instructional coaches, campus and district content specialists, and campus administrators to serve on a variety of assessment-related committees. The involvement of Texas education professionals supports TEA in designing and building the best quality assessments. TEA is currently accepting applications for the following educator committees:

  • Early passage review meetings
  • Educator item review meetings
  • Essay range finding meetings
  • Subject-area advisory groups
  • STAAR redesign focus groups

Teachers, instructional specialists or coaches, and campus administrators with experience teaching the following grades and subject areas are encouraged to apply:

  • English language arts and reading, grades 3–8 and English I-II
  • Mathematics, grades 3–8 and Algebra I
  • Science, grades 5 and 8 and Biology
  • Social studies, grade 8 and U.S. History
  • Spanish language arts and reading, grades 3–5
  • Spanish mathematics, grades 3–5
  • Spanish science, grade 5

To apply to participate in these committees, educators should complete the Educator Committee Application Form at

The ESC Region 11 Math Team

Michelle Green: (817) 740-3610 Tweet Me!

David Henson: (817) 740-7579 Tweet Me!

Faith Schwope: (817) 740-7550 Tweet Me!

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